Our Elders

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Louis Kolssak


Louis Kolssak lives in Winnetka with his wife, Hillary. Louis & Hillary were married at WBC in 1992 where they began to attend and serve together. They have homeschooled for 15+ years, homeschooling their four sons with one now married, one at college and two at home. Louis works as a product manager for a healthcare software company. Louis has served as a Sunday School teacher, Precept Bible study leader, small group leader, Awana volunteer and worship team member at WBC. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Elders. 

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Rusty Anderson


Rusty Anderson and his wife, Chris, live in Glenview. They have one daughter, Nikki. Rusty is a construction project manager/estimator for a general contractor that specializes in building Churches and other commercial projects. Rusty has served two previous terms on the Elder Board.  He began attending WBC as a 7th grader in 1968. Rusty currently serves as the Secretary on the Board of Elders.

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Rohan Johnson


 Rohan Johnson and his wife, Allie, live in Deerfield. Rohan works as a Sales Associate for a polymer company based in Wilmette.  At WBC, he serves as the Family Ministries Team leader, small group coordinator, and Young Adult    Ministries leader. He has been a member of WBC for six years.


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Stephen Lofing


Stephen Lofing and his wife, Katherine, live in Glenview.  They have two children, Mathew and Elizabeth.  Stephen works as a certified accountant at an international firm.  At church, he serves as a Small Group Leader and Children’s Church teacher.  He has been a member at WBC for 3 years.

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Dave Woodyatt


Dave Woodyatt  and his wife, Joanie, live in Northfield. They have one daughter, Jennifer Nelson. David was a Chartered Financial   Analyst with an investment firm but is now retired. He served previously on the Elder Board for five years (four as Treasurer). He and Joanie have attended WBC since 1980.


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Sooho Choi


Sooho Choi, his wife Angela, and their three children live in Kenilworth.  Sooho is an executive in a global business consulting company.  At WBC, Sooho current serves on the Missions Committee, as an Awana leader, and coordinates the hospitality ministry.  Sooho and his family have been attending WBC for nearly six years.


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Wayne Grassel


Wayne Grassel and his wife Carol, live in Wilmette. They have one daughter, Stephanie Grassel. Wayne was a Business Unit Manager of a manufacturing company but is now retired. At WBC, he has previously served as co-chairman of the Community Team, which he is still active. Wayne is a member of the nominating committee for the past two years and leads the SWAT ministry, which assists families with everyday small job needs. Wayne and Carol have attended WBC for a total of 15 years.


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Kurt Krueger


Kurt Krueger and his wife, Pam, have been members of WBC for thirty-four years.  Kurt has been on the Elder Board twice, as Treasurer and Manager of Facilities. Kurt has agreed to serve for one more year, and has experience in hiring pastors in his previous elder terms. He also currently leads a small group.